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Writer: Ryan Koh, Director: Ken Whittingham
Summary (NBC): Dwight’s loyalty to Michael is tested when he finds a new hero in Charles (guest star Idris Elba). Meanwhile, Andy tries to provide for all of Jim’s emotional needs.
The Office Heavy Competition rating
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The Office Heavy Competition quotes
Pam: Turns out there’s no limit to the number of cheese puffs you can throw at someone’s face.
Pam: The timeline’s messy.
Jim: Now we are going bargain hunting in the haunted graveyard of their love.
Pam: Am I walking down the aisle to ‘You Can Call Me Al’?
Andy: Trust me, you will not be walking, you will be boogie-ing.
Dwight: Doesn’t Charles know he’s compromising my attack readiness? It’s not a dress code, it’s a death sentence.
Jim: I think she just didn’t want a crucifix cake.
Andy: I know a few things about love. Horrible, terrible, awful, awful things.
Pam: I’m here. I’m part of this now.
Dwight: I prefer to stand. Less blood clots.
Charles: I like your work ethic. You’re so … focused.
Michael: Is it Mose? Did you put the cover on that well?
Michael: You respect dibs, don’t you?
Michael: Is the cool new guy Charles? Is it Stanley?
Jim: I’m pretty emotionally needy.
Andy: Let me be your traveling pants.
Michael: I … understand … nothing.
Michael: I got hit in the face with a pee-filled water balloon.
Andy: Tuna, be nice to my friend, Jim, okay?
Andy: So what? Your body’s a ten.
Dwight: I think you have the wrong number, Michael.
Michael: I am going to steal all of your clients, and then I am going to kill them in front of you.
Dwight: Oh look, everyone, we’re all making observations!
Ryan: Look at that old dude and his Rolodex go.
Dwight: It’s not exactly like ‘Highlander,’ but still.
Michael: Dwight, not now, we’ve been robbed.
Dwight: Their meatball parm is their worst sandwich!
Dwight: How is Brenda, age four, ponytail, and Simon, age seven?
Dwight: And on the back, he wrote, “Great salesman, better friend.” “Tall” and “Beets.”
Michael: It is like you are buying software from Bill Gates.
Dwight: Spin move!
Dwight: I barge because I care.
Dwight: Notice my persistence and recall.
Michael: Orange means “orange you glad I didn’t bring it up?”
Dwight: How is Tom, the homosexual sophomore?
Michael: What purpose did that serve, apart from abolishing slavery?
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